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    activating ext2

    Hi Alll....I have a small problem here...well i wanted to make new partiton in shell command enviroment...I did manage to make the partition but when tried to activate the ext2 with mke2fs command an error with a message "invalid argument passed to ext2 library while setting up superblock" can anybody please help me eith this issue....thanx u all advance for the support given to me

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    Re:activating ext2

    Hmm, did you mount the partition that you're trying to make ext2 on ? If so, unmount it, then:

    mke2fs /dev/xxx
    mount /dev/xxx /some-where-you-want-to-mount-it

    Follow that..

    Here's a tip:

    Try using cfdisk

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